Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road. The windows, which help drivers see cyclists coming up the left side of the vehicle, cost £1,200 per vehicle to fit. The new vehicles, which will operate in London, provide drivers with an internal warning if a cyclist is close to the vehicle, and are equipped with audible left-turn equipment. Seven of the trucks are in Knights of Old livery, […]
Standards of compliance remain a pressing problem in the light commercial vehicle sector, judging by a recent crackdown on the M4 in which more than 100 fixed penalties were issued for a range of road traffic offences.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.
The government has revealed its intention to double cycling activity in the UK by 2025, publishing a ten-year plan setting out its goal.